http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380 PS: Which Movie Best Makes Legal History? 2018-11-27T18:22:50Z 2018-10-14T02:57:41Z 7804380 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380 7804380 PS: Which Movie Best Makes Legal History? 2018-11-27T18:22:50Z 2018-10-14T02:57:41Z urbanemovies http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8928080 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11144381/monkey-selfie_medium.jpg shawn_longway <b alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="">Which movie inspired by a real-life courtroom case or litigation do you find to be the most compelling legal story?<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /></b>See the partial list movies or mini-series (long movies) based on real-life courtroom cases or litigation here: <a href="https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040633524/" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040633524/">https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040633524/</a><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> idea 7 6 5 comment http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380/replies/19802908 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380 19802908 Stephen N Russell responded to "PS: Which Movie Best Makes Legal History?" 2018-10-14T03:14:58Z 2018-10-14T03:14:58Z Stephen N Russell http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/3372833 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/8677359/41497_100001038242731_3192_n_medium.jpg stephennrussell My 3: Amistad, Woman in Gold, Judgement at Nuremberg 2 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380/replies/19802989 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380 19802989 urbanemovies responded to "PS: Which Movie Best Makes Legal History?" 2018-10-14T07:25:00Z 2018-10-14T07:25:00Z urbanemovies http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8928080 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11144381/monkey-selfie_medium.jpg shawn_longway Updated Clarification Question's Scope<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><b alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="">Which movie inspired by a real-life courtroom case or actual litigation do you find to be the most compelling legal story*?</b> *Answer options made history as both landmark and influential cases, as well as, those of the more infamous and sensational nature.<b alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value=""><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />Honorable Mentions </b><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BOTgzOWY5YjYtMDJhNS00YTc4LTkxMzAtZjFjNTlkNWFjNzNiXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMDI2NDg0NQ@@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,60_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052700" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Compulsion</a> 1959 | Movie 7.5 (5,044) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> A fictionalized account inspired by infamous Leopold and Loeb murder case in 1924. <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BOTg4OGY2NmEtZTZlMy00ZjM3LWIyZjAtMzQzMjI1MmI1OTRhL2ltYWdlL2ltYWdlXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNjc1NTYyMjg@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,60_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061809" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">In Cold Blood</a> 1967 | Movie 8.0 (21,503) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />A fictionalized account inspired by the case against Richard Eugene "Dick" Hickock and Perry Edward Smith of a 1959 quadruple murder in western Kansas.&nbsp; <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTc0OTQ1OTc4OF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMDU5MTkzMjE@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,58_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074621" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Helter Skelter</a> 1976 | TV Movie 7.4 (2,932) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />A fictionalized account inspired by the multiple murder case against the members of murders committed by the Charles Manson Family. It recounts the murders Manson committed, the investigation and the 1970-71 trial.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BNmQ4ZWM0MTktNGMxNy00MWVmLWIzODUtYjg1Nzc0YTQyZjkyXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNzQ5MzY0NjM@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,56_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102288" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Let Him Have It</a> 1991 | Movie 7.3 (3,011) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> A fictionalized account inspired by Derek Bentley's 1952 wrongful conviction and execution by hanging 12 years before the death penalty was abolished in the United Kingdom. <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTI2NjUxNjI1NV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwOTc0NzYxMQ@@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,59_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102879" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Separate But Equal</a> 1991 | Mini-Series 7.4 (579) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />&nbsp;A fictionalized account inspired by the Briggs et al. v. Elliott et al. U.S. appellate case, the first of five school segregation cases, It along with the Brown v. Board of Education case ended with a landmark Supreme Court ruling in 1954.* full length movie split into two mini-series installments <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTI2Nzk1OTcxNF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMzQyMzA1MQ@@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,56_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080789" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Gideon's Trumpet</a> 1980 | TV Movie 7.2 (881) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> A fictionalized account inspired by Gideon v. Wainwright, a case which led to the 1963 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that indigents had the right to court-appointed counsel.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> 2 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380/replies/19877076 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380 19877076 urbanemovies responded to "PS: Which Movie Best Makes Legal History?" 2018-11-27T16:57:15Z 2018-11-27T16:57:15Z urbanemovies http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8928080 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11144381/monkey-selfie_medium.jpg shawn_longway ANY NOTABLE OMISSIONS OR QUESTIONABLE INCLUSIONS?; STILL ADDING/DELETING TRUE STORY ANSWER OPTIONS, SUGGESTIONS WELCOME?<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><b alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="">I am still looking to add real-life movie answer options that made history either as a landmark and influential case or those of the more infamous and sensational nature.</b><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> 2 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380/replies/19877303 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380/replies/19877181 19877303 urbanemovies responded to "PS: Which Movie Best Makes Legal History?" 2018-11-27T18:22:50Z 2018-11-27T18:22:50Z urbanemovies http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8928080 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11144381/monkey-selfie_medium.jpg shawn_longway Why wouldn't you look at the list, maybe there would be surprising or overlooked option?<br /><br /> But, yes it did make the list <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0195685/?ref_=ttls_li_tt" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Erin Brockovich</a> (2000) less for "<b>An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply</b>". and more for being "<b>A fictionalized account inspired by a Hinkley, CA groundwater contamination class action lawsuit against P.G. &amp; E settled in 1996. It led to a US$333 million settlement, a record at the time.</b>" 2